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PICS: Why luxury honeymooners are kicking off marriage with adventure

Aug 22 2019 06:00

Honeymoon business is booming, and luxury honeymooners make up a whopping 15% of the R184bn a year industry. The average US pair spends R68 500 on their honeymoon, three times the average amount for a typical vacation, says TripSavvy.

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      Robben Island price fixing case against ferry operators dismissed

      Aug 14 2019 14:50

      The Competition Tribunal has dismissed a case of alleged price fixing and collusive tendering by two ferry boat operators transporting passengers to Robben Island and the V/A Waterfront.

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      Tech and AI reshaping hospitality job market

      Jul 29 2019 18:46

      The impact of technology is reshaping occupations and new job categories are beginning to appear on the market requiring "hybrid" skills, says a digital expert.

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      Star Alliance signs partnership agreement to enhance passenger experience

      Jul 28 2019 15:02

      Airline alliance Star Alliance and IT and NEC Corporation have signed a partnership agreement to develop a biometric data-based identification platform.

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      WATCH: This out-of-box Mumbai cafe is made completely out of recycled cardboard

      Jul 10 2019 19:21

      Cardboard Café in Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai stands out today as a successful example of being an eco-friendly and sustainable restaurant as it is entirely made from recycled cardboard.

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      WATCH: UK casino giant William Hill will shutter 700 shops

      Jul 06 2019 15:54

      Britain's William Hill plans to close 700 of its 2 300 British betting shops. It puts about 4 500 jobs, a third of its workforce, at risk, and comes after the government cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals to tackle problem gambling.


      Drop in SA passport power - report

      Jul 02 2019 12:36

      The South African passport has dropped in the rankings of the Henley Passport Index due to a reduction in the number of visa-free or visa-on-arrival destinations which South Africans have access to.

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      Moon-walking tours, 3D-printed room service, mobile suites: Welcome to the hotel of 2119

      Jun 24 2019 05:00

      From moon-walking mini-breaks to 3-D printed room service and personalised menus based on your biometrics, here's what the hotel of the future will look like, according to Hilton Hotels.


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      Pilots tell US Congress more training needed on 737 MAX

      Jun 19 2019 18:11

      US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes.

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